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Owen Library

Owen Library, at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, is part of Pitt’s University Library System.


Owen Library provides access to a vast array of databases, which include journal articles, ebooks, images, streaming video and statistical data. The library holds more than 230,000 items and provides access to about 7 million volumes in the University Library System.

The library contains both individual and group study space, a computer lab, and wireless network available to students for research and class work. Open seven days a week during the fall and spring terms, the library greets an average of 100,000 patrons each year.

The staff is committed to developing student information literacy skills and collaborating with classroom faculty to teach students to be knowledgeable and effective users of information resources.

For more information and resources, please visit the ULS Owen Library website.

Winter Interim Hours

Saturday, December 16 – Sunday, January 7

Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday, CLOSED 
Sunday, CLOSED


Friday, December 22 – Monday, January 1  Winter Recess

      Spring Term Hours

Monday, January 8 – Friday, April 27

Monday – Thursday, 8 a.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. 
Sunday, 2 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.


Monday, January 15  Martin Luther King Jr's Birthday Observance
Saturday, March 3 – Sunday, March 4  Spring Recess
Friday, March 9  Spring Holiday (University Closed)                                                                                                    Saturday, April 28 – Sunday, April 29  Commencement

MODIFIED HOURS                                                                         

Monday, March 5 – Thursday, March 8,  8 a.m. – 5 p.m.